At the beginning of this school year, in an effort to provide additional safety and security for our students, staff, and visitors, Ennis ISD implemented several new safety and security measures. These included additional officers, new security gates, ID badges for EJHS/EHS students, and the requirement for all students to use clear backpacks.
Although the use of clear backpacks by our students has worked as intended, the lack of durability and local availability of even the highest quality PVC backpack products has created an undue burden on an increasing number of our students and parents. With this in mind, upon the return from our Fall Break (Monday, November 26th), EISD students will no longer be required to use clear backpacks. Those using clear backpacks that are in good condition may continue to use them, if desired. All other safety and security measures adopted by the district will remain in place.
We appreciate the cooperation regarding this issue. Ennis ISD will continue to be steadfastly committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all of our campuses and for all those using our facilities.